Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse

Brain-Wave Patterns Shed Light on Pathologies and New Treatments in Substance-Use Disorders
The biological impact of mind-altering substances on brain activity may provide clues about how to more effectively treat people who... Read More
Study Reveals Adults With Mental Disorders Are At Significantly Higher Risk of COVID-19 and Have Poorer Outcomes
A systematic study based on the health histories of over 61 million American adults has found that people with a... Read More
Large Genetic Study Expands Links Between DNA Variations and Problematic Drinking
A research team that included five BBRF grantees has reported results of a large study relating DNA variations to the... Read More
New Insights About How Alcohol Withdrawal Changes the Brain Differently in Males and Females
Newly published research is helping to make sense of data indicating that males and females not only consume alcohol differently,... Read More
A Computer ‘Game’ to Identify Opioid Abuse Patients at High Risk of Relapse
Researchers have tested a game-like computer program that in a clinical study provided a means of determining which patients in... Read More